Sales Associate at SAP

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
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The Role
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Role Description

Supporting one of the sales team

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

The whole year was incredible. I can't imagine many placement experiences could trump it.
5 /5

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Extremely - they value both your contributions and your professional development
5 /5

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

Throughout the year there were support systems in place, be it within your team or from the hugely supportive Steering Committee.
5 /5

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

Hard question to answer. Simply, some days were quieter, some more busy. My schedule was super varied which kept things interesting.
4 /5

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Speaking for myself I was given a lot of responsibility, which I thrived on. However, I know many of the other interns were also really hands on with some super interesting and important projects.
5 /5

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

I would highly recommend a year out to anyone who has the option. It provides you with invaluable skills from being able to speak to people in a formal environment to organisational skills, and much more.
3 /5

The Company

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Supportive, challenging, friendly and good fun
5 /5

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

They have been running placements here for many years now and every year there's a constant feedback loop with the steering committee in order to refine the process. You can really tell!
5 /5

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Throughout the year we had access to a plethora of resources, be it online resources, training programmes or just colleagues who are super invested in your development
3 /5

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Subsidised/Company Gym
5 /5

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

If you make the most of your year, picking up skills throughout, making connections within your team and beyond, I'd say you'd have a really good shot at coming back into the SAP or partner ecosystem (and they have some really good opportunities)
5 /5

The Culture

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Yes, you will make some really great friends throughout the experience.
5 /5

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Expensive. However salary reflects that of similar London-based opportunities.
2 /5

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

5 /5

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

Yes, loads of extracurricular things you can get involved in.
5 /5